Our Thoughts On The Lilium: Your Buyer’s Guide

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The Lilium Condominium (former How Sun Park) is a brand new residential property, developed by the fast-rising developer – SingHaiYi Group. Situated along How Sun Road, just off Paya Lebar Road, in District 19, Singapore, this upcoming freehold condominium comprises 80 residential units within a short distance from Bartley MRT Station. Therefore, future residents will … Read more

A Guide in Good and Cheap Food in Eastern Singapore

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East Singapore offers a plethora of good food options from around the world. This includes various Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Italian, French, and Japanese cuisines. Specialties include crispy roti prata, bak chor mee, sushi, burgers, pizza, and pasta that all come at very good rates. There are many different restaurants where you can sample the best … Read more

Our Thoughts On Woodleigh Residences: Your Buyer’s Guide

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The Singapore Woodleigh Residences is a revolutionary project at the new Bidadari Estate, Singapore. Situated along Upper Serangoon Road and Bidadari park drive, this mixed-use development consists of 667 residential units with options of 2, 3, and 4-bedroom units. It is integrated with the popular Woodleigh Mall, which features about 28,000 sqm of retail shops, … Read more

A Guide To Hdb Loan Vs Bank Loan In Singapore

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Getting keys to your new HDB flat is an exciting experience. But it is also a financial burden that requires proper planning and making major decisions, such as picking the best home loan. There are many types of loans available. One of the questions almost everyone buying a flat asks is whether to take an … Read more

A Guide To Property Valuation In Singapore

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A Singapore property valuation is one of the most important things property owners, both aspiring and those with experience, should know. Proper valuations remove the danger of being overcharged by a rogue seller for your investment property or dream home. Even when you are paying a premium for the property, a valuation will show you … Read more

A Guide To Buying A Resale Flat In Singapore

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When purchasing an HDB (Housing and Development Board) flat in Singapore, getting a resale flat in the open market is more advantageous than getting an HDB BTO flat [1]. Unlike a BTO, a resale flat has more space and has no waiting period. The purchasing process can seem intimidating. And getting help from a property … Read more

A Guide On How To Sell Your HDB Flat

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If you are considering selling your flat, you do not have to get an agent to find buyers or to help complete the transaction process. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) resale procedure is straightforward and fast [1]. All you need is a checklist of the steps required. A lawyer can provide any other assistance needed in … Read more

A Guide To Buying House With CPF

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Are you wondering if using your CPF savings to buy a home or investment properties is an option? To answer this question, yes it is, under the CPF housing scheme [1]. However, it is subject to limits and regulations. With the right information, you can plan your finances better and invest wisely based on things … Read more

What You Need To Know About Downpayment For Condo

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One of the most fulfilling investments you’ll ever make is the purchase of a primary residential property. Avoiding paying rent can be a major financial step in the right direction. Lots of people might not know what it takes to make such a major investment. That’s why it’s strongly recommended to start by setting clear … Read more

Understanding The “Option To Purchase” Agreement Before Exercising It

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Although buying a home in Singapore is an exciting experience, homebuyers should ensure they pay special attention to the most important aspects of it: conveyancing process, stamp duties, property taxes, and maintenance costs for condominiums. Whether you’re in a hot property market or looking at your options, leveraging the Option to Purchase is a great … Read more

All You Need To Know About Deferred Payment Scheme

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People across Singapore and the entire world are worried about how to take care of their loved ones, put food on the table and repay their debts as they try to cope with the ‘new normal’. Since many people have found themselves in difficult situations thanks to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, any cash … Read more

Your Guide To Condo Maintenance Fee In Singapore

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Whether you’re considering buying a condominium as your principal residence or an investment, you will be required to pay more than just the home loan and daily expenses. Another cost for people owning condos in Singapore is the condo maintenance fees. These cover the cost of maintaining the grounds, buildings, and shared amenities. The monthly … Read more

A Guide To Temporary Occupation Permit

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Buying a new property in Singapore is a very exciting experience, especially when you’re counting down the days to your big move. When that’s said, all new developments, whether a condo, apartment, or an HDB flat, require approval such as a Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) or the Certificate of Statutory Completion (CSC) by the Building … Read more

A Guide To Property Investment In Singapore

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A fact about property prices in Singapore [1] is that they were the second-highest in the world in 2019, with Hong Kong topping the list of expensive cities. It means you can make a load of cash from investing in property like HDB flats and condominiums. Investing in real estate carries advantages like more profitability … Read more

All You Need To Know About Home Protection Scheme

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HDB (Housing Development Board) flats house up to 80% of Singaporeans. And the best part is that the Government of Singapore provides an affordable housing protection scheme known as HPS [1]. HPS keeps HDB members and their families protected from losing their flats in case a tragedy strikes. What’s more, you pay the premiums using … Read more

A Guide To Lease Buyback Scheme In Singapore

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Planning for one’s golden years allows families and individuals to effectively cope with anything that life throws at them with full confidence. The good news is that the retirement plans for Singapore senior citizens have greatly improved over the last few years. This includes the Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS), which gives retirees a great way … Read more

Which Is Better? Executive Condo vs Condo

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Both executive condominiums (ECs) and private condos are becoming more and more popular in today’s real estate market. With similar offers of luxurious living close to the city, there seems to be little to no difference between both. From convenient locations to modern amenities, both Singapore executive condos and private condos are highly sought after. … Read more

What You Need To Know About Seller Stamp Duty In Singapore

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There is one cost that property sellers and transferors forget when making a sale – the effect of seller stamp duty on sale proceeds. Keep in mind that taxes can sum up to thousands, and these costs should play a part when making your decision on the property price. In this article, we will guide … Read more

All You Need To Know About Rental Stamp Duty In Singapore

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Whether you are a foreigner looking to rent a place to call home in Singapore for the next 12 months, or local planning to rent a somewhere to stay while your home is being constructed, you’re considered a tenant. As a tenant of rental units in Singapore, your agent or landlord will most likely let … Read more

A Guide On Singapore Districts

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The terms CCR, RCR, and OCR can be confusing, especially when trying to understand district numbers and how the divisions of Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority work. In fact, property websites, newspaper articles, and property reports will often use these terms, meaning you’ll need to have a good grasp of them. CCR, RCR, and OCR describe … Read more